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The Golf Warehouse, LLC Accountant in Wichita, Kansas

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

To maintain records of routine accounting transactions and assist in preparation of accurate and timely financial and operating reports including trial balances, adjustments, closing entries and substantive account reconciliations. To assist in financial report development and analysis and interpretation of accounting records for use by management.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Maintains general ledger for assigned accounts and prepares and enters monthly journal entries within the timelines established in the monthly close calendar.

  • Reviews entries and account activity prior to the close of month end to ensure the accuracy of financial data and reasonableness of balance sheet accounts.

  • Prepares monthly analysis of profit and loss variances to budget and completes substantive general ledger reconciliations in the format designated by Finance management each month.

  • Identifies and promotes changes in procedures and reporting that increase efficiency and reduce data keying and manual intervention.

  • Implements accounting methodology changes when necessary as defined by supervisor and escalates areas for improvement if identified.

  • Assists with month-end activities including but not limited to payment settlements, bank reconciliations and miscellaneous other monthly accounting entries.

  • Reconciles payment settlement types for all channels and communicates any out of balance issues to supervisor.

  • Reconciles miscellaneous receivables, prepaid expenses, and deposits.

  • Researches unreconciled items and works with Customer Service or payment settlement provider to investigate variances.

  • Develops necessary reports within the ERP, Great Plains, and Business Intelligence programs.

  • Assists in the recording of newly-acquired fixed assets, tracking existing fixed assets, depreciation calculations and accounting for any fixed asset disposals.

  • Works with manager to respond to outside auditors including preparation of work papers as assigned and answers auditor?s questions regarding policy and procedures and account reconciliations.

  • Keeps supervisor informed of important developments, potential problems and related information necessary for effective management.

  • Coordinates and communicates plans and activities with others, as appropriate to ensure a coordinated work effort and team approach.

  • Performs related work as apparent or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor?s degree in accounting or finance.

  • At least one year of accounting or related experience preferred.

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within Accounting/Finance, specifically Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, substantive account reconciliations, and financial statements.

  • Proficient in financial software including in Microsoft Excel and Access.

  • Exposure to other financial systems including Access, BI Reporting Tools, and reconciliation tools preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise strong judgment and able to work well independently.

  • Able to prioritize and multi-task effectively.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of Company personnel and those outside the Company.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Frequently required to sit, use hands to handle objects and talk or hear.

  • Frequent wrist and/or hand movement is required.

  • Occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.

  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distant vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The Golf Warehouse (TGW) is an equal opportunity employer. This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee?s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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